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BBC Business News

  • Aer Lingus 'to accept' new IAG bid
    Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:40:43 GMT
    Irish airline Aer Lingus is set to approve a takeover bid by British Airways owner IAG, the BBC understands.
  • Ukraine bailout 'credibility' boost
    Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:39:09 GMT
    Ukraine's new finance minister Natalie Jaresko says a proposed bailout package from the International Monetary Fund will be "sufficient to rebuild credibility" in the country's economy.
  • Concern over pension advice service
    Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:37:40 GMT
    A leading pensions expert says the government's new pension advice service will not be properly staffed by the launch date of 6 April.
  • ECB warns over "weakened" EU project
    Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:34:47 GMT
    A top official at the European Central Bank warns that unemployment and low growth are undermining the European Union.

BBC News

  • Cruise ship hit by engine room fire
    Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:05:57 GMT
    A cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board was left temporarily without power off the coast of Morocco after a fire in the engine room.
  • Greeks vote in 'make-or-break' poll
    Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:01:12 GMT
    Greeks vote in a general election, with the anti-austerity Syriza and the centre-right New Democracy parties seen as frontrunners in a tight race.
  • US condolences over Japan 'IS death'
    Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:46:29 GMT
    US President Barack Obama calls Japan's PM to offer condolences after the apparent murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State.
  • Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter
    Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:28:06 GMT
    Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close fly-by.
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